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... Boy I wish I could give you an exact figure on the daily amount, but I'm not good at eating the same or equal amounts of calcium rich foods. ... (23 replies)
... o...Hi it's too bad you couldn't see Dr Ott, but at least your getting a excellent referral, I hope it goes well. If you find out anything significant about the calcium level let me know. I've been tested and retested on everything that would explain this, and nothing shows up. ... (19 replies)
... calcium in your body and not the bound. Below is a link that explains it but it's a more than a couple of pages long. ... (19 replies)

... total calcium and ionized calcium. I wrote a few weeks back that my dr. had ordered on two occasions the total calcium tests when there was concern about elevated calcium . Both total calcium tests came back slightly out of range on the high side. Another dr. ... (19 replies)
... Geez I'm sorry that Fosamax isn't helping you more. My last NTx was 44, and the Dr said she would like to see it around 30. ... (4 replies)
... Wow that's even worse than I thought, and weight has nothing to do with the amount you should take. What kind of Dr told you that calcium can't be measured? ... (64 replies)
... I have the same problem but I continue to take the Forteo. Do you know what your total and ionized calcium levels are? ... (1 replies)
... and the chart that say's "Spectrum of Hypercalcemia" which gives you the lab values for both total Ca and ionized Ca in differing stages of diagnosis. ... (29 replies)
... It's good you have an appt with the Endo, and hopefully they can shed some more light on this. ... (6 replies)
... Somehow I missed this post back in Sept. and was wondering if your dr ever mentioned that taking high doses of D could raise your calcium levels? ... (71 replies)
... Yes again, and that's what I do with Ca, PTH, and vit D test's. ... (21 replies)
... I was wondering what the difference is between those and the kind that is specially formulated for each individual, and I'm sure it will be helpful to others reading this if they are looking into it and somewhat confused. ... (33 replies)
... Good luck with the Forteo. I've been on it for apprx 19 months, and the only side effects I've had is that it raised my D 125, and calcium, and lowered my D 25. According to Eli Lily Forteo had the same effect on some of the participants in the clinical trials. ... (17 replies)
... Unfortunately nothing I've done has solved this Ca prob. When I was taking 1500 mg of supplemental Ca plus getting dietary Ca my total Ca was normal. When you read my Ca intake, you need to keep in mind that those figures don't represent total elemental Ca. ... (17 replies)
... When you read about calcium toxicity, they are always referring to supplemental calcium. I've never heard of getting a toxic response to dietary calcium. ... (23 replies)
... be 12 or so. Perhaps you saw this. The boy had a bone disease that the dr. termed as the opposite of osteoporosis. His bone building function was in overdrive and he was laying on massive amounts of bone . The condition was debilitating for him and he was fracturing constantly. The dr. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you for your concern. Based on my net research I really think my bump has to be a ganglion cyst. Someone even posted pictures of their g.c. on the web and it was a dead ringer for mine. When the hand is straight out stretched you don't see it. ... (19 replies)
... As you probably already know lumps can form in any part of the body, and do NOT necessarily have to be cancers. I have three lumps myself, one just above my right knee, one just behind my left knee, and one in my right upper arm. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you for reminding me to slow down with all of this. The last two weeks were too frantic with dr. appts and really threw me off base. Because of back pain I needed to stop the exercises and stretches . Now I need to get back into it slowly. ... (19 replies)
... sh to figure out or assimilate it, so take a deep breath. I have so much on my plate, medically, I'm not sure how I'm handling it, but I do have to take a break and just not think or do anything about it. I had so many tests lately plus a ton coming up, it's hard just to keep up with it because it takes a lot out of you. ... (19 replies)




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